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Navy Combat Demolition

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Details:

2 meters northeast (towards the sea) of the Navy monument Monument A dark granite stele with gold leaf engraving and English text.  The seal of the US Navy and the insignia of Combat Demolition are pictured.  

Monument Text:

In honor of the first combatants of Operation Neptune on Utah Beach, 06-06-1944, including PO 1/c Angelos Chatas, a US Naval Combat Demolitions Unit "Frogman".  Six sailors gave their lives, and 11 were wounded in support of clearing beach obstacles for the US Army 4th Infantry Division. 

Commemorates:

People:

Angelos Thomas Chatas

Units:

United States Navy

Wars:

WWII

Battles:

Normandy Invasion